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, and a joint investigation by abc news and the food and environment reporting network found more than 100 reported illnesses due to blue-green algae exposure. >> essentially if we don't solve this problem, somebody's going to die. >> reporter: ohio state's dr. jeffery reutter is the foremost authority on blue-green algae. he says it's a nationwide problem, largely caused by farm fertilizer runoff. the cure, he says, is convincing farmers to carefully fertilize so the nutrients stay on the fields and not in the water. >> otherwise, these blooms are going to continue to grow. the human health problems that we see are going to increase. >> reporter: assaulting our senses, our economy and our health. jim avila, abc news, lake petenwell, wisconsin. >> our thanks to jim tonight. >>> and in los angeles, a bridge demolition that forced officials to shut one of america's busiest highways, the 405 freeway went according to plan. fears of a massive traffic nightmare, the so-called carmageddon, were not realized. drivers steered clear of the area, and the lanes are expected to re-open as planned for
, no strict time limits for answers. creating an environment in which the two will be able to challenge one another. every detail here set for tonight, both campaigns flipping a coin. the president will be introduced first, he'll get the first question. the romney campaign winning the toss on closing arguments. governor romney will get the final word tonight. even a coin toss over the wives. mrs. romney will be introduced first. both wives playing the role of debate partner. mrs. romney telling cnn it's been her most important role during the campaign. >> it's a cute thing that he does, almost after every answer. he finds me in the audience. as soon as he gets on stage, the first thing he does is, he takes off his watch and puts it on the podium. but then he writes "dad." >> reporter: romney's father, the one-time michigan governor, who also ran for president. and the first lady acknowledging her own nerves. >> i get so nervous at these debates and, you know, i'm like one of those parents watching their kid on the balance beam. you just are standing there, trying not to, you know, have any
to beating heart cells. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed painstakingly extracting their dna and cataloging the genetic changes, a process made possible only by the development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> the human genome that was announced cost $3 billion to sequence one individual's dna. and now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a color coded genetic blueprint detailing the creation of a heart cell. while having a genetic heart cell macon jury them up, they may be repairing them or heading off birth defects in babies before they are even born. >> we potentially could. part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint, especially this type of blueprint is that it is very aminable -- amenable. >> t
. the process done in a petri dish is growth factors that mimics the environment. it is not always a precise science. >> you know, my weekends sometimes would hinge on whether i came in and sold beating cells or not. >> wons they had enough of the beating cells they began watching them as they grew and developed painstakingly extracting their dna and cataloging the genetic changes, a process made possible only by the development of powerful new gene sequencing technology. >> the human genome that was announced cost $3 billion to sequence one individual's dna. and now we can do the same person's dna in a week for $3,000. >> still it took massive networks of computers to organize the data into a color coded genetic blueprint detailing the creation of a heart cell. while having a genetic heart cell macon jury them up, they may be repairing them or heading off birth defects in babies before they are even born. >> we potentially could. part of the attraction to understanding this blueprint, especially this type of blueprint is that it is very aminable -- amenable. >> they hope to study the dna of
said your plan will kill 700,000 jobs. i don't want to kill jobs in this environment. make one more point. >> let him answer the taxes thing for a moment. mr. president? >> well, we've had this discussion before. >> about the idea that, in order to reduce the deficit, there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. >> there has to be revenue in addition to cuts. governor romney has ruled out revenue. he's ruled out revenue. >> completely? >> the revenue i get is by more people working, getting higher pay, paying more taxes. that's how we get growth and how we balance the budget. but the idea of taxing people more, putting more people out of work, you'll never get there. you never balance the budget by raising taxes. spain spends 42% of their total economy on government. >> okay. >> we're not spending 42% of our economy on government. i don't want to go down the path of spain. i want to go down the path of growth that puts americans to growth with more money coming in. >> go ahead, mr. president. you are saying, in order to get the job done it's got to be balanced. >> if we are serious,
to be a particular mold known as aspergillus which is present in our environment, it's fairly ubiquitous. we breathe spores in every day and they typically don't make people sick. >> now, the massachusetts specialty pharmacy suspected as the source of the steroid medicine has voluntarily suspended operations. >>> a philadelphia police officer seen on video punching a woman in the face will soon be out of a job. the city's top cop, announced that he is firing lieutenant jonathan josie saying it is difficult to justify his actions during a post parade street party over the weekend. gusman was handcuffed after being knocked to the ground. disorderly conduct charges against her have now been dropped. >>> ashton kutcher has punked plenty of people with great comedic effect. he was at the center of a hoax on police yesterday which had nobody laughing. police and s.w.a.t. teams, with guns drawn, converged on his hollywood home after some one reported a burglary was under way. nothing of the sort was going on. kutcher wasn't even home at the time. >> hollywood station received a teletype, apparently from a
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